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Published on April 13th, 2021 | by Andrew Bistak

NEW WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS COVERS BY JOHN CASSADAY!

Known for his work on hit titles such as Astonishing X-Men and Star Wars, acclaimed artist John Cassaday will return to a galaxy far, far away this June with a stunning set of variant covers spotlighting the franchise’s most legendary bounty hunters. This connecting piece will grace the covers of all five issues of STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS, the upcoming limited series by Charles Soule and Luke Ross that will serve as the centerpiece of the highly-anticipated WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS crossover event.

Cassaday’s covers feature the infamous lineup of bounty hunters first seen being recruited by Darth Vader to track down Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back. In addition to Boba Fett, fans can check out Dengar, IG-88, Bossk, 4-LOM, and Zuckuss as they ready themselves for a second chance now that Boba has let his prize slip away. And they won’t be the only ones! The first crossover of the largely-unexplored post-Empire Strikes Back era, WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS will tie into all your favorite ongoing Star Wars titles bringing Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Doctor Aphra, and more on a collision course for Han Solo that will shake the galaxy to its core!

“WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS is a story about Boba Fett doing his thing, but it builds into something much bigger, and that’s what the best comic crossovers and big stories do. They tell a great story in and of themselves, but they’re also the start of something, and they open a lot of new doors. And this story will absolutely do that,” Soule told StarWars.com.

Check out John Cassaday’s covers now and be there on May 5th when WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS kicks off in a special prelude issue: STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA #1. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS ALPHA #1 (MAR210653)
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN
On Sale 5/5

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #1 (APR210945)
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by LUKE ROSS
Connecting Cover by JOHN CASSADAY (APR210952)
On Sale 6/2

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #2
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by LUKE ROSS
Connecting Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On Sale 7/14

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #3
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by LUKE ROSS
Connecting Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On Sale in August

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #4
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by LUKE ROSS
Connecting Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On Sale in September

STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #5
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by LUKE ROSS
Connecting Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On Sale in October


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When he's not trying to save the world, Andrew enjoys travel (although loathes turbulence), going to the movies, reading and being a dad to his two dogs (and now twins) with his wife.



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